cross-eyne

cross-eye

[kraws-ahy, kros-ahy]
noun

Origin:
1785–95

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cross-eye
 
n
See also strabismus a turning inwards towards the nose of one or both eyes, caused by abnormal alignment

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cross-eye
also crosseye, 1826, from cross (adj.) + eye.
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cross-eye (krôs'ī')
n.
A form of strabismus in which one or both eyes deviate toward the nose.


cross'-eyed' adj.
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